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Position Summary :  Academic Advisor for eULM (6259)

Job Summary

Serve as Academic Advisor to all eULM majors in the Student Success Center, which offers academic support services to eULM students.  Career planning will be offered as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Working conditions

NA 

Physical requirements

No physical requirements for this position.

Direct reports

NA

Applications:

Please send resumes electronically to:

LaQuita Danna

HR Analyst C

danna@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Position Announcement:  Dean of the College of Arts, Education and Sciences

For complete information, see the Search Profile - http://myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/files/ULM-Dean-AES.pdf

The University of Louisiana - Monroe, a comprehensive, state institution of higher education, is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences. The university seeks an innovative, forward-looking academic administrator and scholar to lead this college that serves more than 3,400 students across four vibrant schools.

The Opportunity

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences is home to the School of Education, the School of Humanities, the School of Sciences, and the School of Visual and Performing Arts. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in both on-campus and online formats.

The School of Education

The School of Education is dedicated to preparing learning facilitators, utilizing the ULM Interactive Learning model wherein core studies, professional studies, and specialty studies interact strategically with clinical and field experiences.

The school offers undergraduate degree programs in Elementary and Secondary Education, and an online degree in Elementary Education.

Graduate programs include the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology Leadership, and the M.A.T. in Elementary and Secondary Education. The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Curriculum and Instruction is a nationally ranked 100 percent online program.

The School of Humanities

The School of Humanities offers undergraduate degrees in Communication, English, History, and World Languages. These disciplines engage students in civic life, locally and globally, while equipping them to face the challenges of the future.

The school houses KEDM Public Radio and Student-operated KXUL Radio. It offers students a variety of educational resources, including the Write Place, Computer-Assisted Composition, and Study Abroad.

The School of Humanities offers the M.A. degree in Communication, English, and History. The faculty and students are highly engaged in a variety of scholarly activities.

The School of Sciences

The School of Sciences is a dynamic and growing school offering undergraduate degrees in Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, and Mathematics. The Chemistry degree will be offered starting Spring Semester 2018. ULM is the only school in the state that offers the Atmospheric Sciences degree. Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics also offer specific concentration areas for career training. At the graduate level, the school offers the M.S. degree in Biology.

The School of Sciences is home to the Museum of Natural History, which hosts over 4,000 visitors per year. Educational opportunities for students include, a Doppler RADAR facility, freshman biology research experience in the nationwide SEA-PHAGES program, and the Mathematics Resource Center. Many of the school’s faculty are involved in externally funded research.

The School of Visual and Performing Arts

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) provides a high level of arts education, research, and educational opportunities. VAPA offers curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular opportunities for all students enrolled at ULM. It also hosts cultural activities, special events, and performances for the University and local and area communities, while serving as an expert resource to school arts programs throughout the region.

The music facilities at ULM are among the finest in Louisiana, incorporating a state-of-the-art venue in the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall and smart music classrooms and practice rooms for student use. The University is committed to ensuring that our facilities serve as state-of-the-art venues for music and theater performances.

VAPA offers undergraduate degrees in Art and Music, and a minor in Dance. In cooperation with the School of Education, the program also offers Art Education and Music Education and the M.Ed. degree in Art Education.

The Position

The Dean of the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences is the chief academic officer and the administrative head of the college. The Dean holds academic rank and is charged with the administration, academic leadership, and supervision of the operation of the college through its instructional programs, research, publications, and service activities. This administrator must be a visionary who has the ability and energy to realize a vision.

Reporting directly to the Dean are Associate Deans; School Directors; Facilities Manager; Coordinator of Marketing and Development; Coordinator of Assessment, Grants, and Contracts; Business Manager; and the administrative support staff of the Dean’s Office.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides strategic leadership that develops an ever-improving college.

Provides vision and directs/implements strategic planning consistent with and in support of the university strategic plan.

Supports a culture of collegial governance.

Develops strong working relationships with other Deans, Vice Presidents, the University President, and other university administrators.

Promotes a collaborative and innovative environment.

Is a strong advocate for all schools and programs within the college.

Ensures the relevant programs meet accreditation standards.

Provides operational leadership for an effective, efficient, and dynamic College.

Is responsible for the academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership of the college.

Recruits, retains, and leads high-quality faculty and staff.

Participates in and supervises efforts to recruit, retain, and graduate students from the college’s programs.

Promotes and supports faculty scholarship and encourages a dynamic environment for research and creative and artistic activity.

Resolves complaints and grievances of students, staff, and faculty.

In association with the Associate Deans, determines the charge of and appoints members to college committees.

Chairs the college’s administrative/executive committee/council.

Annually evaluates direct reports to the Dean.

Oversees the promotion and tenure process in the college.

Oversees space utilization in the College.

Creates an environment that supports professional excellence.

Oversees processes for programs requiring accreditation, including development of accreditation reports and site visits.

Provides external representation to promote the College and the University.

Provides university support by attending university, community, and professional events.

Represents the college to external stakeholders.

Serves on professional and university committees as assigned.

Cultivates development opportunities for and supports development efforts of the ULM Foundation.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have:

An earned doctorate in a discipline housed in the university

A demonstrated background in providing visionary academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership

A demonstrated record of successful administrative accomplishment (including program development and student recruitment and retention)

A successful and significant academic/scholarly record of accomplishment, including extramural funding, consistent with the rank of professor

The ability to work outside normal university hours, as needed, and travel occasionally

University of Louisiana - Monroe

The University of Louisiana - Monroe has an enrollment of nearly 9,300 students. Defined by faculty excellence in teaching and research, ULM has a 238-acre campus located in a culturally rich metro area with a population of more than150,000.

With a faculty that focuses on students, the university offers 85 degree programs across three colleges — Arts, Education, and Sciences; Business and Social Sciences; and Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences — and the Graduate School. Degrees range from associate to doctorate.

Embracing new technology, the institution provides an integrated, interactive learning environment that reflects a student’s future workplace. The university is home to the state’s only public pharmacy program and offers many health-related degrees to prepare students for exciting and rewarding careers.

Classroom instruction is only one part of life at ULM. The warm, friendly environment found on campus helps students feel a strong sense of community.

More than 120 student organizations on campus allow students to make friends while developing leadership skills and serving the community. In addition to campus organizations, many students are also active volunteers, who donate time and talents to service and civic organizations, and many other worthwhile causes.

ULM is a leader in the state in research, economic development, and partnerships with the community. The campus is a vibrant place where scientists conduct cutting-edge research, where business leaders meet to create innovative strategies, and where students are prepared for demanding careers in both traditional and emerging fields and professions.

Monroe, Louisiana

Monroe is the cultural, economic, educational, and medical hub for Northeast Louisiana. The birth place of Delta Air Lines, the Monroe metropolitan area has public-private partnerships and cooperation at the local, regional, state, and federal levels that are resulting in significant job growth. Providing a high quality of life for its citizens, the city offers a wide variety of restaurants, unique shops, neighborhoods, parks, and community centers.

Application and Nomination Process

Confidential inquiries are welcomed and nominations are invited.

To apply - Application must include: 1) Letter of interest; 2) Current vitae, and 3) At least five references with full contact and email information (References will not be contacted without consent from applicant.)

Submit application to ULM-AES@myersmcrae.comby January 16, 2018, for best consideration.  The search remains open until the position is filled.

Submit nominations to ULM-AES-nominate@myersmcrae.comwith full contact and email information for the nominee.

Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Kenny Daugherty, President, of Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting are assisting ULM with this search     

Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting

515 Mulberry Street, Suite 200, Macon, Georgia 31201

(478) 330-6222 | www.myersmcrae.com

 

The University of Louisiana at Monroe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, retirement status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, Vietnam era or veteran status, sickle cell trait; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; Executive Order 11246 of 1965; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Rehabilitation Action of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act of 2008; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and the Louisiana Employment Discrimination Law.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Academic Advisor (2 Vacancies) (6216) (6217)

DEPARTMENT
Student Success Center

POSITION SUMMARY
Serve as an Academic Advisor to general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors in the Student Success Center, which offers support services to ULM students. For students that have declared an academic major, the focus will be on early intervention and strengthening academic and/or college survival skills. Career planning will be offered as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides academic advising, including analysis and integration, for new and continuing college students, collegiate students, specifically, for general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy majors, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors.
  2. Provides academic advising assistance for majors other than those stated above to all colleges across campus. This assistance may be pre-advising sessions, training to faculty advisors, materials development and creation, as needed.
  3. Provides career planning, helping students make decisions on college majors and career opportunities. Collaborates with Career Connections and refers students to career information.
  4. Makes students aware of campus and community resources. Resolves problems related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.
  5. Evaluates transfer credits and applicability of academic credit to program requirements.
  6. Collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.
  7. Remains up-to-date regarding university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with student handbooks, ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, etc.
  8. Collects data and participates in assessment of services. Creates reports and maintains student files. Uses technology to enhance delivery of service to students.
  9. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees as needed.
  10. Assists in the development and implementation of Student Success Center materials.
  11. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.
  12. Plays an instrumental role in the processing, support services, and referrals related to the Beginning Freshmen Initiative and other retention programs.
  13. Prepares for and teaches the University Seminar (UNIV 1001 & 1010) each fall and spring semester; prepares and teaches other university classes in appropriate content areas as directed.
  14. Works with target students like scholarship recipients, emerging scholars, non-traditional students, and other groups as needed.
  15. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

APPLICATIONS
Review of applications will begin on September 27, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of interest and resumé to:

Chauncey Strange, Human Resources Analyst C
strange@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Position Announcement

Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations (6207)

Job Summary

The purpose of the Assistant Director of Athletic Media Relations job is to ensure that the University assets are protected through adherence to applicable external and internal regulations and appropriate external representation of ULM Athletics. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Working conditions

Evenings and weekend work.   

Physical requirements

Minimal lifting and moving of chairs and tables may apply

Applications:

Please submit resume electronically to:

LaQuita Danna

HR Analyst

danna@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Transfer Evaluation Specialist (6199)

DEPARTMENT
Student Success Center

POSITION SUMMARY
Serves as responsible individual in the Student Success Center for transfer credit evaluation in support of university advising and automated degree audit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serves as the campus focal point for transcript evaluation and posting of credit in Banner.
  2. Evaluates academic transcripts and determines appropriate granting of credit, ensuring adherence to all academic policies related to the receipt of transfer credit and the use of credit toward graduation requirements.  Verifies that records are authentic and works with Admissions personnel as necessary to ensure receipt of appropriate documentation.
  3. Manages transcript workflow in ImageNow, working with Admissions and Registrar for timely transcript posting.
  4. Maintains Banner Articulation Library and supporting materials for course equivalencies/comparisons.
  5. Maintains currency in degree requirements and curricula in all colleges.
  6. Assists Coordinator of Advising Support with data entry into degree audit system to include catalog information, transfer credits and degree codes to ensure exact mapping of four digit codes for degree requirements.
  7. Reports to the Director of Retention on university curricular information.
  8. Initiates development of materials required for position; maintains and updates materials.
  9. Resolves problems related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.
  10. Remains up-to-date on university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, student handbooks, etc.
  11. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees as needed.
  12. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.
  13. When determined by Director of Retention, collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.
  14. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

APPLICATIONS
Review of applications will begin on August 30, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter, resume’ and three letters of recommendation to:

Chauncey Strange
ULM Office of Human Resources
strange@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

Position Announcement
Director of Development (6198)

Job Summary

The purpose of the Development Coordinator is to work under the direction of the Executive Director of the ULM Athletic Foundation (ULMAF).

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Working conditions

Evenings and weekend work.  

Physical requirements

Minimal physical labor might be required for game/event setup

Direct reports: none

APPLICATIONS

Please send resume along with cover letter electronically to:

LaQuita Danna

HR ANalyst

danna@ulm.edu

University of Louisiana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Position Announcement (6075) Lead Teacher

Job Purpose 

Lead classroom teacher as required by the state of Louisiana.

Duties and responsibilities

The lead teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate lead program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.  The lead teacher is responsible for supervising children.  The lead teacher is responsible for supervising other adults employed in the classroom and university students completing course work in the classroom.  The lead teacher may be asked to serve as staff in-charge of the center if the director is out of the building.  Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications/Requirements

      Child Development Associate (CDA) with Ancillary Certificate,

      Associate of Science Degree in Child Development of related field.

      Bachelor of Science in Child Development or related field.

      Minimum 3 years documented experience (any combination from

      child care, public school, or head start etc.)

APPLICATIONS:  Review of applications will continue until position is filled.  Send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendations to:

LaQuita Danna

HR Anlyst C

danna@ulm.edu

Working conditions

Regular university work hours in the Child Development Center.

Physical requirements

Must be able to lift a baby.

Direct reports

N/A 

University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


 


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